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Notice given 21 August 2003

Chairman of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Tchen): To move—That the Iraq (Reconstruction and Repeal of Sanctions) Regulations 2003, as contained in Statutory Rules 2003 No. 97 and made under the Customs Act 1901 , the Air Navigation Act 1920 , the Charter of the United Nations Act 1945 and the Migration Act 1958 , be disallowed.

Eleven sitting days remain for resolving.**

**  Indicates sitting days remaining, including today, within which the motion must be disposed of or the Regulations will be deemed to have been disallowed .

On 16 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Economics Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

General Business—Order of the Day

51  Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Bill 2003—( Senate bill )— ( Senator Conroy )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Conroy, in continuation, 6 March 2003 ).

On 28 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

Report to be presented on labour market skills requirements.

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Fuel Quality Standards Amendment Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

On 30 October 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

Report to be presented on proposed budget changes to higher education.

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee

Report to be presented on the provisions of the Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 2003. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

Medicare—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

Medicare—Select Committee

Report to be presented on the Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare and Private Health Insurance) Bill 2003.

Legal and Constitutional References Committee

Report to be presented on the State Elections (One Vote, One Value) Bill 2001 [2002].

Government Business—Orders of the Day

Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare and Private Health Insurance) Bill 2003— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 17 June 2003 ).

Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 2003— ( Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Troeth )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( adjourned, Senator Mackay, 21 August 2003 ).

General Business—Order of the Day

13  State Elections (One Vote, One Value) Bill 2001 [2002]—( Senate bill )

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Murray—That this bill be now read a second time.

And on the amendment moved by Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Faulkner) —Omit all words after “That”, substitute “the bill be referred to the Legal and Constitutional References Committee for inquiry and report by 30 October 2003”—( Senator Murray, in continuation, 21 August 2003 )—( restored pursuant to resolution of 13 February 2002 ).

On 3 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters—Select Committee

Report to be presented.

On 4 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on the performance of government agencies in the assessment and dissemination of security threats in South East Asia in the period 11 September 2001 to 12 October 2002.

On 25 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Order of the Day

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee

Report to be presented on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Invasive Species) Bill 2002. ( Referred pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report .)

On 27 November 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Report to be presented on issues involved in the negotiation of the General Agreement on Trade in Services in the Doha Development Round.

Community Affairs References Committee

Report to be presented on poverty and financial hardship.

On 2 December 2003

Business of the Senate—Orders of the Day

ASIO, ASIS and DSD—Joint Statutory Committee

Report to be presented on intelligence information received by Australia’s intelligence services in relation to weapons of mass destruction.

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian telecommunications network.

General Business—Notice of Motion